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Mysticeti's Kid's Club
Kid's Club is an initiative by Mysticeti's Centre for Art and Storytelling. We're thrilled to invite all children aged 7-15 in Varanasi starting June 3rd! Get ready for an exciting lineup of artists and experts from across India, including special visits from a museum, published writers and artists!

Just imagine meeting them, right here in Varanasi!

3rd June and 4th June

POETRY AND NATURE ART WORKSHOP WITH ROHINI KEJRIWAL: A POET AND CURATOR FROM BANGALORE

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AGES: 7-15 YEARS | TIMING: BETWEEN 8:00AM-3:00PM (SUBJECT TO CHANGE)

This workshop aims to introduce children to the art of poetry, fostering their ability to express reflections and observations about their surroundings and self through original poems and foraging activities. The culmination of their efforts will be the publication of their collective work.

Meet the facilitator:  Rohini Kejriwal is a writer, poet and a curator from Bangalore. She runs The Alipore Post, a newsletter that celebrates poetry, art and creative expression. Her workshops hope to create playful spaces for children to explore art and poetry, through simple practices that break from the traditional methods of writing poetry.

Get free access to board games and pottery activities upon registering for the Poetry Workshop!

5th June to 7th June

DOODLING AND STOP MOTION FILM WORKSHOP WITH ANUSHREE JOSHI: AN ARTIST AND PRODUCT DESIGNER FROM AHMEDABAD

AGES: 7-15 YEARS | TIMING: BETWEEN 8:00AM-3:00PM (SUBJECT TO CHANGE)

This workshop is all about doodling fun! Kids will learn to express their stories and ideas through doodles, and even try their hand at stop motion animation filmmaking. By the end, they'll create their own films!

Meet the facilitator:  Anushree Joshi is an alumna of  National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad. She is a sketch note artist, illustrator and product designer. Her works have been featured by Science Gallery and Resilient Cities Network among others. 

Get complimentary access to paper-making and magic tricks upon registering for the Doodling and Stop Motion Film Workshop!

8th June and 10th June

COMIC WORKSHOP WITH ITA MEHROTRA: A GRAPHIC NOVELIST FROM DELHI

AGES: 7-15 YEARS | TIMING: BETWEEN 8:00AM-3:00PM (SUBJECT TO CHANGE)

This workshop aims to introduce children to the exciting world of comics, empowering them to express their stories through visual storytelling. Through interactive sessions, children will learn the fundamentals of comic creation, including character development, plot structure, and visual storytelling techniques.

Meet the facilitator:  Ita Mehrotra is the author of the highly acclaimed Shaheen Bagh: A Graphic Recollection (Yoda Press, 2021), which was a runner up for Illustrated Book of the Year at the Publishing Next Industry Awards, 2021, and has been nominated for the Laadli Media Awards, 2022.  She also leads the community based arts programmes at Artreach across India.

Get complimentary access to gardening and block printing upon registering for the Comic Making Workshop!

11th June to 14th June

ART WORKSHOP WITH THE MUSEUM OF ART AND PHOTOGRAPHY (MAP BANGALORE)

AGES: 7-15 YEARS | TIMING: BETWEEN 8:00AM-3:00PM (SUBJECT TO CHANGE)

A series of workshops will introduce children to various artists and art forms from India over four days. In addition to creating their own art, the children will share their reflections through writing and speaking during displays.

Meet the facilitator:  The Museum of Art and Photography (MAP Bangalore) is one of the first art & photography museums in India, providing unlimited access to the world of Indian art and culture. The Museum’s mission is to democratise art, making it as fun and relatable to everyone as possible! Works from MAP Bangalore's collection have been included in exhibitions at The Met (New York), the Tate Modern (London, UK) and the National Gallery of Modern Art (Bangalore & New Delhi), among others.

Get complimentary access to movie screenings and storytelling sessions upon registering for the Art Workshop!

15th June and 16th June

SHORT STORY WRITING WORKSHOP WITH STUTI SAREEN: FOUNDING EDITOR AT MYSTICETI MAGAZINE 

AGES: 7-15 YEARS | TIMING: BETWEEN 8:00AM-3:00PM (SUBJECT TO CHANGE)

During the course of this workshop, children will write imaginative short stories inspired by fun prompts. The sessions will use games and open mic performances to showcase their creations and selected stories will be published on Mysticeti's platforms.

Meet the facilitator:  Stuti Sareen is an educator, storyteller and a researcher. She lives in Varanasi and spends most of her time designing creative activities with children. Her work has been featured by The New Yorker, UNICEF and The Hindu, among others.

Get complimentary access to product design and cooking activities upon registering for the Short Story Workshop!

Register for the workshops with these simple steps: ~
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Complete this registration form.

Click on the payment button.

Choose the workshops you wish to register for from the list. You can opt for one workshop at INR 800 or access all workshops for INR 1900.

Add your selection to the cart and proceed to checkout!

Contact us on WhatsApp at 9919002884 or via email at mysticetimagazine@gmail.com if you encounter any issues during the registration process or have any inquiries.

Please note that registrations are non-refundable and will close once limited spaces are filled.

Register for Summer Workshops!

Your registration for the workshops includes complimentary access to additional activities!

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What's the best part? The Kid's Club is a permanent space for children to dream, explore and create. Become an annual member to ~
Avail unlimited access to the Club's library, board games, dramatics, and film screening areas!
Enjoy discounted registration for our monthly workshops led by experts and artists!
Get discounted entry to exclusive cultural, artistic, and educational sessions!
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Click the button below to begin your annual club membership starting July 2024 and take advantage of our inaugural discount.
The soft launch of Kid's Club took place during our partner school's annual fest in December 2023.
Contact
Address: J 13/93, Left Wing, SN-1, near Water Tank, Sanjay Gandhi Nagar Colony, Chaukaghat, Varanasi (Google Map)

Phone: 9919002884

Email:  mysticetimagazine@gmail.com
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